Officer-involved shooting under investigation in Newark

Monday, February 27, 2017 09:37PM
Toni Yates has the latest

NEWARK, New Jersey - A police-involved shooting is under investigation at an apartment complex in Newark.

The shooting happened at about 1:20 p.m. near the intersection of Ivine Turner Boulevard and Muhammad Ali Avenue.

An officer says he spotted a man carrying a gun at a housing complex and ordered him to drop the weapon.

The suspect apparently refused and the officer opened fire.

The suspect was shot in the arm and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

No police officers were injured during the shooting.

NewsCopter 7 captured video of detectives looking inside a trash dumpster, where a handgun was left.

The prosecutor's office said the investigation into the matter is active and ongoing.
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